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Siderite, Cryolite, Galena from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

 
Siderite, Cryolite, Galena from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

Siderite, Cryolite, Galena from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

Siderite, Cryolite, Galena from Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 38822
Mineral:Siderite, Cryolite, Galena
Locality:Ivigtut, Arsuk Firth (Arsukfjord), Kitaa Province, Greenland (Type Locality for Cryolite)
Description:Rhombohedral greenish-brown siderite crystals up to 16 mm and silver-metallic galena crystals up to 13 mm with transparent colorless cryolite in between and minor chalcopyrite. A historic specimen from this famous mine that originally opened in 1854. Ex. G. Loud collection #5196; ex. David Travis collection ca. 1960
Overall Size:11x9x6 cm
Crystals:5-16 mm
Status: For reference only
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